Key Contact

Michelle Chadek, MS
Director of GME, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

2024 OMT Workshop

PNWU/FMRN Collaboration

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences and WWAMI Family Medicine Residency Network work collaboratively to assist Network residency programs with ACGME Osteopathic Recognition and support the continuum of Osteopathic GME through OMT workshops, osteopathic focused webinars, Grand Rounds series, resources and osteopathic events.

May 16, 2025 Osteopathic Faculty / Director of Osteopathic Education Conference

May 16, 2025 8:00am-3:30pm, Seattle, WA. Open to all FMRN programs, regardless of ACGME Osteopathic Recognition status.

April 4, 2025 PNWU Residency Fair, Yakima, WA

Osteopathic Workshops

September 16, 2024, Osteopathic Principles & Practice  Workshop, PNWU campus & livestream

Introduction to OPP workshop is an interactive, hands-on workshop in the PNWU OPP labs that incorporates kinesthetic learning, lecture, and small group work at OMT tables. This workshop includes instruction on the history and philosophy of OPP, direct and indirect modalities, soft tissue and myofascial release, motion, barriers, asymmetry, lymphatics, counterstrain, muscle energy and more. The workshops are designed to increase OMT competency and knowledge for osteopathic preceptors (MD/DO) and MDs matriculating into ACGME Osteopathic Recognized programs. Workshops are free for Network programs.

Additional workshops available to Network programs at your location:

  • Management of Low Back Pain using OMT (3 hours)

  • Treatment of Headaches, Neck Pain and TMJ using OMT (3 hours)

  • OMT in Prenatal Care (3 hours)

If you have any questions or would like to schedule a workshop at your residency program, please contact Michelle Chadek, MS.